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Poem / Poetry

November 29, 2022

I just needed to write this Read More

Tags: loss, life, cancer

Another biographical offering from Freya Pickard, tracing her development both as a person and a poet from her early twenties to mid-forties. Freya Pickard is a cancer survivor, whose fight for life has forever changed her. These changes are reflected in a variety of poems she permits to be published… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

August 21, 2022

Reads: 144

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This one is about a little girl with cancer, but don't worry, it's not as sad as you'd think. Read More
Dedicated to Pepper Martin (1936-2022) who died on March 18, 2022. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 29, 2022

Reads: 90

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Earnest Martin Owens (1960-2021) who died one year ago today on July 29, 2021. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 13, 2022

Reads: 96

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died nine years ago today on July 13, 2013. Read More
I went from diagnosis to surgery faster than you can say Carcinoma in Situ. I write with detail and humor about my journey. Read More
When cancer comes back... Read More

Reads: 288

Comments: 12

The Booksie Classic House

Cover: Pixabay. Read More

Tags: death, grief, cancer

Short story entry for Reedsy. The prompt was "Start your story with a character who is always running late arriving somewhere just as it closes." :) Read More

Reads: 330

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

We’ll see what happens Read More

Tags: cancer

Dedicated to Peter Scolari (1955-2021) who died on October 22, 2021 Read More
From the death bed - to something wonderful Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013 Read More
Laura is leaving Indiana after 15 yrs and has escaped an abusive relationship, she has been called home to Ohio to help take care of her dying mother, in a span of exactly one month she begins to come to terms with her mothers death and the relationships with her… Read More
Too much sickness and death. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 24, 2021

Reads: 119

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One of those 4am things Read More

Tags: cancer

Reads: 199

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013 Read More
Dedicated to Norman Greene (1945-2001) who died on June 12, 2001 Read More
A simple story that happened during covid outbreak. A reminder to others to cherish every moment with loved ones. Read More

Reads: 278

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The The Horror House House

Laura was in pain. She didn't really care what it took to take it away. Read More

Reads: 283

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Cancer survivors are often plagued with a fear of a recurrence of the disease Read More
That moment when you find out you are cancer free after months of suffering through chemo treatments. Read More
A hooker copes with loss of life around her. Read More
From the age of eight, I had had sex with men who didn’t ask my name, until I met Jerrod. Not only did he ask my name on our first trick but last night, seven years and two kids later, he asked me to marry him. ‘If I say yes,… Read More

Writing Contest / Poetry

January 25, 2021

Reads: 280

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Observance of my then Fiancé as she battled Cancer. A battle that she ultimately lost. Read More
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